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YMCA advocacy celebrated at annual luncheon (07/27/16)
Salt Fork YMCA CEO Kirk Alexander said he takes pride in the Y being more than just a gym and swim. Members of the...
First week of August proclaimed Breastfeeding Awareness Week (07/27/16)
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Inter-Agency Council quashes rumors of no Holiday Project, donates to Buddy Pack Program (07/27/16)
Despite apparent rumors to the contrary, the Saline County Inter-Agency Council's Holiday Project will take place this...
County approves mandatory raise for prosecutor (07/27/16)
The Saline County Commission approved a pay raise for the county's prosecuting attorney after it reconvened Tuesday,...
Marshall Public Schools acquires services in preparation for new school year (07/26/16)
The Marshall Public Schools Board of Education geared up for the start of school with the approval of multiple...
Marshall woman charged with two felonies (07/26/16)
A Marshall woman faces felony charges of possession of a controlled substance except 35 grams or less of marijuana and...
Sheriff's department seeking information in attempted child abduction (07/26/16)
The Saline County Sheriff's Department continues to seek information in the ongoing investigation of an attempted child...
County clerk estimates higher-than-average voter turnout, $144K utility project completed at jail (07/26/16)
Absentee ballots for the August primary election are already coming in, and Saline County Clerk Debbie Russell...

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Not all black people believe the same things. Skin pigmentation is not an indicator of someone's beliefs. However bring in a white-supremacist group is an indicator of racist beliefs just as joining the Knights of Columbus is an indicator of Christian beliefs.

The cops have known for a decade that they've been infiltrated by terrorists who believe all races are inferior to white people and now there's all these studies showing that an unarmed black or brown man is far far more likely to be killed by police than a white man. There's a weekly viral video of cops doing saying and or doing unbelievably racist things and the police still aren't doing their job and "cleaning house" as it were.

They're either incompetent(I believe this to be the case) or complicit by their inaction.

-- Posted by Coldbeerbear on Wed, Jul 27, 2016, at 10:52 PM

So you're ok with hating & stereotyping an entire group of people, but are against anyone else doing that to you? Just making sure I am understanding you correctly since you are dancing around the issue.

-- Posted by oldschool17 on Wed, Jul 27, 2016, at 10:18 PM

People don't choose to be any particular race. But dirt bags often choose to become police. The FBI put out a report in 2006 telling about how white supremacists were joining the military and law enforcement to benefit from the combat/weapons training. (And I assume to get a chance to kill a black or brown person without consequence)

http://s3.documentcloud.org/documents/40...

-- Posted by Coldbeerbear on Wed, Jul 27, 2016, at 10:00 PM

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